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Program Mission, Goals and Student Learning Outcomes


Mission

To provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to become radiologic technologists for successful entry in a diverse and global society into the practice of radiology.

Goals

  • To graduate students who are competent entry-level radiologic technologists.
    • Students will be able to perform routine exams.
    • Students will be able to assess routine patient vital signs.
    • Students will practice proper radiation safety.
  • To graduate students who will practice effective communication skills.
    • Students will acquire the knowledge to successfully communicate with other members of the health care team.
    • Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in writing.
    • Students will properly educate patients about exams.
  • To graduate students who use critical thinking and problem'solving skills.
    • Students will identify and perform nonroutine exams.
    • Students will identify diagnostic images and correct non-quality images accordingly.
    • Students will initiate the appropriate treatment in relation to emergency cases.
  • To graduate students who demonstrate professional and ethical behavior.
    • Students will provide professional care to all patients.
    • Students will respond appropriately to ethical dilemmas.
    • Students will demonstrate the values and ethics of a radiographer.
  • To fulfill the needs of the surrounding health care community.
    • The program will graduate 8o% of its starting class.
    • Craduates will successfully complete the national registry and become registered radiologic technologists.
    • Craduates, as well as employers, will evaluate the program positively.
    • Graduates will obtain employment within 6 months of graduation from the program.